Weekend Horror Trivia

2011/10/02 22:07:45 +00:00 | Jonathan James

1. Halloween III: Season of the Witch: Jamie Lee Curtis is the voice of the operator that talks to Dr. Dan Challis when he tries to make a call out of Santa Mira.

2. Aliens: In the extended director's cut, the image of Ripley's daughter is Elizabeth Inglis, Sigourney Weaver's mother.

3. The Thing: Both John Carpenter's version and The Thing From Another World (1951) are based off of the short story "Who Goes There?" by John W. Campbell, Jr.

4. Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare Peter Jackson had originally written a screenplay for this film, but it was rejected by the studio.

5. Event Horizon: The first cut of the film contained longer "Visions of Hell" scenes and much more gore than what made it into the theatrical cut. Additional footage was removed after test screenings and to receive an R-rating.

6. Two Thousand Maniacs: The story for this film was inspired by the musical/movie Brigadoon.

7. Blood from the Mummy's Tomb: Director Seth Holt died during the making of this film, and Michael Carreras took over as director.

8. Twilight Zone: The Movie: Carol Serling, wife of Rod Serling, had a cameo in the segment titled "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet". She is the passenger that approaches the flight attendants when they are knocking on the restroom door.

9. Mortal Kombat: Cameron Diaz was originally cast as Sonya Blade, but she broke her wrist before filming and was replaced.

10. Young Frankenstein: Mel Brooks acquired original lab props from Frankenstein (1931) to use in the film.